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Football - Soccer
Idioms, Cliches, and Slang
Word and Phrase Origins
Jim Crow Laws
How did the term soccer mom originate?
March 11, 2009 10:33AM
Soccer Mum (in UK, Australia and NZ) originated as a mildly derogatory term for mothers who spend much of their time driving to and from home and soccer (or other sporting activities), often in large four drive/SUV cars which never see dirt roads.